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Under 1

Definition: Below or lower, in place or position, with the idea of being covered; lower than; beneath; opposed to over; as, he stood under a tree; the carriage is under cover; a cellar extends under the whole house.

Under 2

Definition: Denoting relation to some thing or person that is superior, weighs upon, oppresses, bows down, governs, directs, influences powerfully, or the like, in a relation of subjection, subordination, obligation, liability, or the like; as, to travel under a heavy load; to live under extreme oppression; to have fortitude under the evils of life; to have patience under pain, or under misfortunes; to behave like a Christian under reproaches and injuries; under the pains and penalties of the law; the condition under which one enters upon an office; under the necessity of obeying the laws; under vows of chastity.

Under 3

Definition: Denoting relation to something that exceeds in rank or degree, in number, size, weight, age, or the like; in a relation of the less to the greater, of inferiority, or of falling short.

Under 4

Definition: Denoting relation to something that comprehends or includes, that represents or designates, that furnishes a cover, pretext, pretense, or the like; as, he betrayed him under the guise of friendship; Morpheus is represented under the figure of a boy asleep.

Under 5

Definition: Less specifically, denoting the relation of being subject, of undergoing regard, treatment, or the like; as, a bill under discussion.

Under 6

Definition: In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; used chiefly in a few idiomatic phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection; to subdue; to keep under, to keep in subjection; to control; to go under, to be unsuccessful; to fail.

Under 7

Definition: Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose; under-garment; underofficer; undersheriff.

under 8

Definition: located below or beneath something else; "nether garments"; "the under parts of a machine"

under 9

Definition: further down; "see under for further discussion"

under 10

Definition: down below; "get under quickly!"

under 11

Definition: below the horizon; "the sun went under"

under 12

Definition: below some quantity or limit; "fifty dollars or under"

under 13

Definition: in or into a state of subordination or subjugation; "we must keep our disappointment under"

under 14

Definition: down to defeat, death, or ruin; "their competitors went under"

under 15

Definition: into unconsciousness; "this will put the patient under"

under 16

Definition: through a range downward; "children six and under will be admitted free"


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